Clubs Queensland is the peak industry body and union of employers for registered and licensed community clubs in Queensland.

We represent the interests of approximately 1100 community clubs throughout the state, including sporting, RSL and ex-services, golf, bowls and surf life saving supporters clubs and strive to ensure all community clubs remain viable, competitive and relevant now and into the future.

Community clubs in Queensland have 2.4 million members, employ over 22,000 people, return over $850 million in social contributions and generate economic activity valued over $2.2 billion in the Queensland economy.

Exclusive Member Benefits

Clubs Queensland members have access to a range of exclusive member benefits that have been specifically developed to support the community club sector. These benefits include:

Access to Clubs Queensland’s Workplace Relations & Compliance (WRC) Service 
If the rate of industrial relations issues and the ever-changing awards environment are anything to go by your club needs to consider maintaining your subscription to the WR ESSENTIALS or upgrading to the COMPREHENSIVE level of the WRC Service. This suite of WRC Services have been specifically designed to reflect the current and emerging needs of our sector.

Annually, Clubs Queensland (CQ) provided over 5000 advices to Clubs. Industrial Relations issues will continue to confront our industry and your WRC Service membership includes access to a range of services provided by our industrial relations lawyers who have an in-depth ‘specialist’ knowledge of the club industry.
Clubs Queensland Director and Governance Training
Governance is more than a buzzword. It is critical to the compliance, operations and ultimately, the success of your club. Clubs Queensland provides members with a range of free governance information and updates, and we also provide members with governance and compliance training for heavily subsidised member rates.

Clubs Queensland Business Advisory Services
You have access to a member of our experienced club ‘engagement’ team who can help you navigate the best pathway to achieve your club’s goals.

Clubs Queensland Advocacy
As a Clubs Queensland member your voice is heard by government at all levels. Your membership ensures that your club has a seat at the table, both at state and through Clubs Australia at a federal level. Your club’s interests are taken into account in representations to government. You also receive exclusive insights and updates on issues affecting our industry.

You also receive weekly insights through ‘Club News’ and more in-depth reads through our bi-monthly publication, ‘Club Insight’.
Clubs Queensland Events, Bespoke Industry Training Seminars and Courses
Clubs Queensland provides members with a veritable banquet of activities to participate in. From training courses to webinars and seminars; exclusive conferences and forums; the Australasian Hospitality and Gaming Expo, and of course, the prestigious Keno Clubs Queensland Awards for Excellence. There is something for everyone! 

As a member, you can get free access to select events and others are at special, discounted member prices.

CQ members receive wagering rebates on Sky Channel of either
  • 30% - if their AWT* (Average Weekly Turnover) is greater than $10,000
  • 60% - if their AWT* is less than $10,000.
The above is paid to members on the second week of each month through their commission statement.
* AWT (Average Weekly Turnover) – This is assessed and calibrated annually.

In addition, Sky provide CQ members a 15% peak body discount off the cost of Sky Channel.  This is detailed via Sky Channels monthly invoicing.

The above applies only to Sky Racing Channels (and not the incoming Sky Sports Channels).

Bunnings and Clubs Queensland partners to give Clubs Queensland members a deal on the over 30,000 products in-store and the expanded range available through the Special Orders service on offer at Bunnings!   

Being a PowerPass member means that you have access to a 16% commercial pricing discount, as well as further discounts on thousands of items. As a bonus, you’ll get an even bigger discount on over 2,000 products especially suited to Clubs Queensland members. You’ll also get regular exclusive offers and invitations to special trade events. 

Club Container Recycling  
Your club has access to the Club Container Recycling Program. This program has been developed in partnership with Scout Recycling and is a simple, effective way to manage your on-premises recyclable containers and reap the rewards of the new rebate scheme on approved containers.

How to join     

Becoming a member of Clubs Queensland is easy! Just contact Clubs Queensland’s Relationship Specialists.
Kerri Hutchison
p: 07 3252 0770
e: [email protected]
Jason Salecich
p: 0428 886 910
e: [email protected]
Sharna McLean
p: 0438 220 363
e: [email protected]

Membership forms

Join the CLUB
(Adobe PDF File)
Club Profile Form
(Adobe PDF File)
Direct Debit Request Form
(Adobe PDF File)

Workplace Relations and Compliance Service brochure

Protect your CLUB
(Adobe PDF File)

For Industry Sponsor information - click here